Abby Collier | Speech Winner

Abby Collier is the winner of the first ever We Are The Majority Rally Speech Contest! Though she was supposed to give her speech on the Statehouse steps at the in-person rally, Abby will instead be featured in our virtual rally on May 15 at 5 p.m.

When asked to give a preview of her speech, Abby said, “My speech is about how much of an impact my dad being a police officer has made on myself. I share why I have learned how important it is to live a healthy lifestyle and the consequences of not doing so.”

In her own words, here’s a little bit more about Abby, a seventeen-year-old junior at Dublin Coffman High School:

“I am an ambassador for Dublin ACT Youth Council, (ACT stands for Adolescents and Community Together) this group promotes the drug and alcohol free lifestyle among their peers. I have been involved in this group for three years now and have been an ambassador (a leadership position) for two of those three years…For Dublin ACT, I lead a committee which focuses on educating the parents in the Dublin community about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and how parents can be involved in their children’s lives regarding substance use. Being a part of this organization and being able to see how much of an impact this group makes has been a very rewarding experience.”

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Congratulations to the Dublin ACT
Youth Council!

Congratulations to the Dublin ACT Youth Council for being awarded the 2019 ADAPAO Prevention Organization of the Year Award for exemplary efforts to employ dialogue, education, networking, and advocacy to champion prevention.
The ADAPAO Youth Prevention Awards honor excellence in and commitment to prevention in Ohio among young people and youth-engaged organizations in our state.
Members of ADAPAO, the statewide membership association championing prevention in Ohio, nominate youth who are engaged in prevention in their communities and around the state, as well as organizations engaged in youth prevention.
The ADAPAO Awards  were presented to Dublin ACT Youth Council and the other honorees at the ADAPAO Social & Prevention Showcase,  on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Dublin ACT Youth Council

The purpose of the Dublin ACT Youth Council is to give Dublin youth a voice in the community regarding prevention of underage drinking and other drug use initiatives. This group is also responsible for developing and initiating their own youth-driven community projects to combat underage drinking and other drug use including the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs and marijuana. The Youth Council is comprised of a diverse group of community youth that provide leadership training and evidence based prevention strategies to guide members in accomplishing their goals.

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Marijuana Use Prevention- Youth PSA

The Dublin ACT Coalition partnered with Dublin City Schools (OH) high school broadcast journalism classes to conduct a Marijuana Use Prevention Education PSA contest. See the 1st place PSA here!

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A Team Against Underage Drinking- Youth PSA

The Dublin ACT Coalition partnered with Dublin City Schools Broadcast Journalism Programs to conduct a youth-led, underage drinking PSA contest in Spring of 2012. This is the winner from Dublin Jerome High School.

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Think Before You Drink- Youth PSA

The Dublin ACT Coalition partnered with Dublin City Schools Broadcast Journalism Programs to conduct a youth-led, underage drinking PSA contest in Spring of 2012. This is the winner from Dublin Scioto High School.

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Dublin ACT PSA – These are the Smiths

First-Place PSA produced for the Dublin ACT Competition 2015-2016.

Created by Michael Parry and Patrick Cogan of Dublin Jerome High School.

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Dublin ACT PSA on Prescription Drug Abuse

Paige Blankenhorn’s First-Place PSA on Prescription Drug abuse

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Dublin ACT PSA on Prescription Drug Abuse

Ellie Blankenhorn’s 1st Place PSA on prescription drug abuse.

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Get Involved

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